T. Albreht, J.M. Borrás Andrés, M. Dalmas, F. De Lorenzo, C. Ferrari, C. Honing, R. Huovinen, S. Kaasa, R. Kiasuwa, A.K. Knudsen, W. Ko, H. Krogstad, V. Mattioli, A.M. Barceló, R. Peiró Pérez
- Cancer survivors’ follow-up, late effect management and tertiary prevention needs to be anticipated, personalized and implemented into care pathways, with active participation of survivors and relatives.
- Improvement of early detection of patients’ needs and their access to rehabilitation, psychosocial and palliative care services is required.
- An integrated and multiprofessional care approach with a coordination of community care providers and services are needed to implement a survivorship care plan that enhances patient’s self-management and quality of life.
- For children, adolescents and young adults survivors, late health and psychosocial effects of cancer and its treatments need to be anticipated and addressed.
- More research in the area of survivorship is needed to provide data on late effects, as well as the impact and cost-effectiveness of supportive care, rehabilitation, palliative and psychosocial care interventions.